All Progressives Congress lawmakers have officially adopted Femi Gbajabiamila from Lagos State as their candidate for the position of the speaker of the House of Representatives.
The position was reached after an intensive deliberation between the House of Reps members-elect and President Muhammadu Buhari, at a dinner at the State House in Abuja.
The deputy speaker position has been zoned to the North Central
In a statement issued on Tuesday by APC spokesman, Lanre Issa-Onilu, it said the party had zoned the position of deputy speaker to the north-central.
The APC is expected to produce next crop of leaders in the incoming assembly after emerging majority party in the two legislative chambers.